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"Pete the Cat" Author Visits: Eric Litwin, best-selling author of the original four “Pete the Cat” books, “The Nuts” and “Groovy Joe,” performed songs and dances at South Seneca Elementary School on Tuesday, October 16. Students wore blue “Pete the Cat” headpieces and held stuffed animals of the character as they listened to Litwin discuss how the idea for his books came about. Before writing his #1 New York Times Best Selling series, Litwin worked as an elementary school teacher, where he noticed his students slowly lost their zest for reading as they grew older. “I asked myself a question. What is happening between kindergarten and third grade that causes so many students to lose interest in reading? I decided to do something about it, and I started writing ...
Fall Vocal Showcase Fall Vocal Showcase: The South Seneca Choral Music Department and Falcon Music Boosters will have a Fall Vocal Showcase on Wednesday, November 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the high school Auditorium. The showcase features South Seneca High School singers performing a variety of repertoire including pop music, country music, showtunes, and more!  A "South Seneca Alumni" goody basket will be raffled off at the event featuring goods from local businesses who employ or are owned by South Seneca Alumni, including Lucas Winery, Wagner's, The Pumpkin Stand, Lively Run Goat Farm, School House Hollow, Napa, Meyers Distillery, Waid's Honey, Borst and Sons Autobody Repair, Hubbard's Heating and Plumbing, and more!  Proceeds from the raffle basket help South Seneca High School singers with expenses ...
PTSA Meeting PTSA Meeting: !st General PTSA Meeting Monday, November 5, 2018 Click here for details!
Community Passport Day Community Passport Day: ***SAVE THE DATE!!*** (open to the public) YORKER'S CLUB COMMUNITY PASSPORT DAY Saturday, November 10 At South Seneca HS Library 12 - 1PM Seneca County Clerk Tina Lotz will be here to process passport applications. Cost: $110 for  adults and kids age 16 and older $80 children under 16   To apply for your passport :   If you are 18 and older bring with you…. Your checkbook Your application filled out BUT NOT SIGNED an original birth certificate (with a raised seal) photo ID 2 2x2 passport photos already taken (RiteAid, Walmart, CVS)   If you are 16-17 bring with you .... 1 parent and their checkbook ...
Risers Meeting Risers Meeting: STEPS RISERS S eneca T owns E ngaging P eople f or S olutions 6:30 pm, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Ovid Fire Dept., Brown St., Ovid Guest Speaker: Tina Hallock, Racker Center Agenda             Introductions                      Presentation ; BE THE ONE  Q & A STEPS Work Group Reports                                                                   Personal Health & Wellness       ...
Yorkers Club Paint Party Yorkers Club Paint Party: A fun fundraiser for the SSCS Yorkers Club! Click here for details.
Yorkers Club Pulled Pork Dinner Yorkers Club Pulled Pork Dinner: South Seneca Yorkers Club Pulled Pork BBQ Dinner Come and join us for a fabulous meal! Tuesday, October 16th,  4 - 6pm HS Lower Cafeteria Eat-in or carry out  $10 for a whole dinner!! Pulled pork, salt potatoes, baked beans, dessert and a roll! Proceeds to benefit Yorkers Club members traveling to Rome & Sicily 2019.   Tickets available from Yorkers Club members or by email:  ksanchez@southseneca.org PULLED PORK DINNERS ARE PRE-SALE ONLY! MUST PURCHASE TICKETS BY Tuesday October 9!  
Opening for a long term middle school Spanish substitute Opening for a long term middle school Spanish substitute: South Seneca Central School has an opening for a full time, long-term substitute Spanish teacher for grades 7 and 8.  Start date will be approximately January 21, 2019. The position will run through approximately April 19, 2019 with a possibility to go to the end of June. Must be NYS certified 7-12. Familiarity administering Spanish Checkpoint A exam a plus.  Applicants should apply in the OLAS job system at  http://olasjobs.org/central
The Duke's Ball The Duke's Ball: SOUTH SENECA FALCON PLAYERS AND MUSIC BOOSTERS SPONSOR:   The Duke’s Ball The South Seneca Falcon Players and the South Seneca Falcon Music Boosters are proud to announce their 2 nd Annual Duke’s Ball !  This elegant evening of dinner, music, dancing and sharing stories that honor the memory and legacy of long time South Seneca music teacher and community member Robert "Duke" Gerlach.  Proceeds from the Ball go to support The Duke Gerlach Memorial Scholarship.    The Inaugural Duke's Ball - An Elegant Evening of Dinner and Dancing will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the South Seneca HS Gymnasium- 7263 South Main St., Ovid, NY. The doors will open at 5:30pm with the buffet dinner starting ...
Football Game Time Change Football Game Time Change: We have officially moved the start time to 5:00pm. As encouraged by the league coordinators and Section V reps other area schools have followed suit and moved their start times up as well. Tonight : Starting at 5:00 we will make game announcements and recognize our Senior football players and cheerleaders then proceed to the National Anthem and Kick Off.  Should severe weather arrive - An announcement will be made at the beginning of the game that the school and gym will be open if we need to evacuate the stadium.  
Falcon Fans: Homecoming is Here! Falcon Fans: Homecoming is Here!: Click here for more information.
2018-2019 Sports Information Night 2018-2019 Sports Information Night: Attention South Seneca Parents and  Athletes 2018-2019 Sports Information Night is August 5t, 6 pm, High School Auditorium. Who is expected to attend?    All Fall Athletes and Parents (Please note, all information shared at this meeting is important and critical for all athletes to hear, regardless of what season the athlete participates in, we welcome all  seasons to attend) Agenda - 4:30—Mandatory Coaches and Athletic Director Meeting 6:00– Parents and Athletes in HS Auditorium 6:45– Coaches/ Fall Team Meetings * ReLeaf –online forms must be filled out prior to the first practice, link found on the South Seneca Athletic page .  
South Seneca Summer Food Service Program South Seneca Summer Food Service Program: The South Seneca CSD announces its participation in the Summer Food Service Program.   Meals will be provided to all children 18 years and under without charge. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S.Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.   Site Name South Seneca Elementary School Site Address 8326 Main St. Interlaken, NY 14847-9789 Begin Date ...
Graduation 2018 Graduation 2018: View photos from Graduation 2018!
Musical Theater Camp 2018 Musical Theater Camp 2018: Between the Lakes Community Service Players: Aspects of the Stage, Musical Theater Camp 2018
Fifth Grade ELA Researches Ethics in Business Fifth Grade ELA Researches Ethics in Business: Fifth grade ELA students are researching large companies’ business practices for a project based on human rights and business ethics.   The assignment developed after students showed interest in taking on a research project while learning about human rights activism. Fifth grade ELA instructor Alexandra Ackerman worked together with elementary school librarian Beth McCheyne to structure the project in a way that would be manageable for fifth grade students.   “I feel strongly that a lack of human rights is one of the world's biggest problems right now,” said Sylvia Brock, a student in the class. “I thought it would be great for us to research these things and do what we could to fix things that scream in the face of human rights."   ...
Vocal Jazz Performs in the Darien Lake Music Festival Vocal Jazz Performs in the Darien Lake Music Festival: South Seneca High School’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble traveled to Darien Lake on May 11 to participate in the Darien Lake Music Festival.     Participating school music groups perform and then receive a grade, rating and comments from judges. They compete against other schools in the same class and compete against other school groups for the “Grand Champion” distinction.   South Seneca High School received a grade of 97.5, which is rated as “Outstanding as Distinction.” They won first place in the Show Choir class and, overall, finished only behind Grand Champions of Choruses, Buffalo Arts Academy.   Aden VanCleef, an eleventh-grade tenor, received an award for “Outstanding Soloist” for his performance of the song "Does ...
Four Heroes of Vietnam Four Heroes of Vietnam: A recent unit in Global class taught ninth grade students about four soldiers from the South Seneca region who died while serving in the Vietnam War.   The unit is scheduled to correspond with Memorial Day and is intended not only to enlighten students about Vietnam and some local history, but also serve as a reminder of the meaning behind the holiday.   Global instructor Joe Brewer prepared a series of posters detailing the four men who all went to high school in the area that now makes up the South Seneca Central School District. The soldiers were Bruce Manning from Ovid, John Lilla from Willard, Ross Bedient from Valois and Marvin Jones from Interlaken.   An activity framed as a scavenger hunt guided the participating students to find information about the soldiers, ...
June 2018 Examination Schedule June 2018 Examination Schedule: View the High School examination schedule here.
Seneca Summer Music Festival Seneca Summer Music Festival: May 20th, 2018 South Seneca High School 5:00 pm Donations will be accepted and all proceeds collected will benefit Brian Reynolds Free Admission



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